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4 Quick Tips for Improving Communication in Relationships

Posted 3 weeks ago @

It’s not what you said, it’s what I heard. All the information we receive is filtered through our own life experiences. It could be what we hear, what we see, what we touch and what we smell. Some of our senses will trigger vivid memories, while others will trigger past experiences, both joyful and painful. […]

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Category : Blog &Communication &Relationships

Could Anger Be Hiding Your Depression?

Posted 3 weeks, 2 days ago @

You’ve spent the weekend away visiting your parents. The drive home was long and stressful because of all the crazy drivers on the road. It’s late, you’re tired and using your last bit of energy to unpack the car. While you were away you purchased a new rug for the living room. Your partner goes […]

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Category : Blog &Communication &CoupleStuff &Depression &Men and Anger &Relationships

Is Pphubbing Affecting Your Relationship?

October 14th, 2017 @

You wake in the morning, what’s the first thing you and your partner do? Cuddle up to each other or reach for your smart phones to check texts, Twitter or respond to emails? When you’re having dinner together how often are you sneaking a few sly glances at incoming alerts? And what’s last thing you […]

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Category : Blog &Depression &Procrastination &Relationships &Self Esteem &Stress Reduction

3 Tips for Fostering a Healthy Relationship with Your Partner

July 10th, 2017 @

Imagine this, you’ve found the love of your life, the love hormone is coursing freely through your veins and you experience what feels like an endless summer, each day you are bathing in the warm afterglow of intoxicating abliss. Loving relationships are an important part of our human experience and a major driving force in […]

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Category : Blog &Communication &CoupleStuff &Featured &Relationships

Divorce

May 23rd, 2017 @

Nobody wants to be a statistic, and the reality is that in Australia around 1 in 3 marriages will end in divorce and for second time marriages this rate increases. If you find yourself in this situation and are trying to make sense of what has happened and what to do now, take some comfort […]

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Category : Blog &Divorce &Men and Anger &Men and Divorce &Parenting &Relationships

Trouble in Paradise

February 12th, 2017 @

When you started out was your relationship easy, you couldn’t put a foot wrong. Well now there’s been some water under the bridge and the rocks are starting to appear. At first, any difference of opinion or clash of values was easily navigated or conveniently ignored, now there seems to be more arguments and tension […]

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The Immigration experience can be stressful

November 4th, 2016 @

Are you an immigrant? Do you or your family feel that you don’t “fit in” ? Are you struggling or floundering to “find your feet” in Australia? It may surprise you to hear that these issues are not uncommon for immigrants. Australian culture and society view the migration experience, something like this: “We are all […]

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Category : Blog &Depression &Happiness &Immigration &Parenting &Relationships

7 Ways to Help Address Relationship Conflict

November 1st, 2016 @

Conflict can be seen as an unwelcome part of any relationship and to be avoided at all costs. The idea of talking about conflicting issues with your partner may make you feel very uneasy. Yet the reality is that conflict is an important part of a healthy relationship. It allows you to better understand and […]

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Category : Blog &CoupleStuff &Featured &Manhood &Relationships

Is your back pain a sign of a mental health issue? New study makes link between depression and low back pain.

June 1st, 2016 @

For many medical researchers and health care professionals the consensus is developing that depression activates a set of bodily responses that over time have an impact on the overall health of the person affected. Some researchers are even re-defining depression as a systemic disease affecting the entire organism of the body. The evidence is growing […]

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Category : Anxiety &Bullying &Depression &Manhood &Men and Anger &Pain &Relationships &Stress Reduction &Uncategorized

Not knowing what to say in relationships

March 22nd, 2016 @

A common issue I hear in my client work with men is an expression of confusion, or a state of overwhelm in knowing how to act, or respond, within their relationships. This may be in relation to conflict or difficult scenarios or around establishing and maintaining emotional intimacy, connection and closeness. Have you recently felt […]

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